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Hamsterley Post Office, Hamsterley

Description: Hamsterley Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111870

OS Grid Reference: NZ1186731081
OS Grid Coordinates: 411867, 531081
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6747, -1.8175

Location: 1 Saunders Avenue, Hamsterley, Durham DL13 3PU

Locality: Hamsterley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 3PU

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Listing Text

23/68 Hamsterley Post
House with attached outbuildings, part now Post Office. Probably mid C18
house and early C19 outbuildings. Coursed sandstone rubble, the house with
quoins; ashlar dressings. Roof Welsh slate on house, with stone gable copings,
and pantiles on outbuildings; brick chimneys. House 2 storeys, 2 bays; Post
Office one storey, 2 bays, the second lower. House has C20 door in plain
stone surround at right; late C19 sashes with flat stone lintels and sills at
left and above door, the latter narrower. Outbuildings, attached at right,
have boarded Dutch door in right bay, with wall letter-box at right, and large
late Cl9 sash with flat stone lintel and projecting stone sill in left bay.

House has end chimneys; end chimney at right end of higher outbuilding.

Listing NGR: NZ1186731081

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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